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Definitions for empyrean
ˌɛm pəˈri ən, -paɪ-, ɛmˈpɪr i ən, -ˈpaɪ ri-empyre·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkinadjective

    the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

  2. empyrean, empyrealadjective

    of or relating to the sky or heavens

    "the empyrean sphere"

  3. empyreal, empyrean, sublimeadjective

    inspiring awe

    "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night"

Wiktionary

  1. empyreannoun

    The region of pure light and fire; the highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was supposed by the ancients to exist: the same as the ether, the ninth heaven according to ancient astronomy.

    Etymology: From empyreus, from ἔμπυρος, from ἐν + πῦρ.

  2. empyreanadjective

    of the sky or the heavens; celestially refined

    Etymology: From empyreus, from ἔμπυρος, from ἐν + πῦρ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Empyreannoun

    the highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was supposed by the ancients to subsist

    Etymology: [See Empyreal.]

  2. Empyreanadjective

    empyreal

    Etymology: [See Empyreal.]

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  1. Empyrean

    Empyrean, from the Medieval Latin empyreus, an adaptation of the Ancient Greek ἔμπυρος empyrus "in or on the fire", properly Empyrean Heaven, is the place in the highest heaven, which in ancient cosmologies was supposed to be occupied by the element of fire.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Empyrean

    the highest heaven, or region of pure elemental fire, whence everything of the nature of fire has been conceived to emanate, whether in the phenomena of nature or the life of man.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of empyrean in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of empyrean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of empyrean in a Sentence

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